Sewing on buttons – SINGER W1366 User Manual

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1. Remove hinged presser foot and attach button sewing foot.

^00 Fig. 34.

Push drop feed button "DOWN" all the way. Fig. 38.

Set 2igzag stitch width stop at 0. Place the button so

that its left hole combes directly under the needle, then

gently lower the presser foot. Fig. 35.

Move zigzag stitch width stop until the needle comes

down exactly over the right hand hole in the button.

Fig. 36. and set stop.

Turn the hand wheel slowly by hand to be sure the

needle enters both holes in button without deflecting

needle, correct width if necessary.


When" needle goes into the center of each hole, run the

machine at m.edium speed, making six or eight stitches,

stopping with the needle in the left hole.


To lock the zigzag stitch and prevent ravelling, set the

stitch width at



and take a few stitches in the same hole.

If you wish you may place a rounded toothpick over the

button, between the two holes, and sew button to fabric

in regular way.

Rem.ove the toothpick and wind thread under the button,

forming a shank to fasten.

Apply the above m.ethod to sew on buttons with four

holes, hooks and snaps, etc. If a four hole button is to be

sewn, follow the same procedure as for the two hole button.

Now lift presser foot slightly and move fabric to permit

stitching the remaining two holes. Hooks, snaps, etc., are sewn

to the fabric with the same procedure as for sewing two hole

Fig. 34-

Fig 35

Fig. 36


Fig. 38